New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA and national spokesperson, Atishi Marlena from Delhi has tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday (June 17). Atishi represents the Kalkaji assembly constituency. This came a day after Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was tested for COVID-19, but his samples returned negative.
कोरोना के खिलाफ लड़ाई में आतिशी जी का महत्त्वपूर्ण योगदान रहा है। मुझे उम्मीद है वो जल्द से जल्द स्वस्थ हो कर एक बार फिर लोगों की सेवा में लग जाएंगी https://t.co/gIBRrYoNVh— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 17, 2020
According to sources, Atishi was tested on Tuesday (June 16) for COVID-19 and her report came positive on June 17. She is presently in home quarantine. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted and wished her speedy recovery,” Atishi ji has played an important role in the fight against corona. I hope that she will get healthy soon and again get involved in serving the people.”
“Get well soon Atishi, recover soon from Corona,” AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj tweeted. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of confirmed cases of infection in the national capital stands at 44,688. Out of these, 26,351 have been identified as active cases as on June 17 in addition to 16,500 recoveries and 1,837 deaths.